directional signage.

Wayfinding signs are essential for guiding visitors to your business and around different areas of your site. More than just an arrow, directional signs can be post and panel, totem or projecting.

types of directional signs.

NHS hanging sign for way finding

hanging signs.

When floor space is not available we can hang signs from the walls or ceiling.

These directional hanging signs are at one of our regional NHS contract sites. We use brand guidelines to exactly match background colours and font types with existing signage. Read our hanging sign business case study

totem signs.

A floor-mounted sign that is usually tall and rectangular, similar to a monolithic stone set in the ground. You will have seen some huge totem signs at petrol stations and retail parks.

The location is important for totem signs. They are high-impact and perfect for initial communications with visitors. They might be purely branding or more often a mix of brand and directional signage.

Garages use their totem signs to communicate fuel prices. Retail parks and Industrial estates will display the businesses on the park and sometimes they’ll include opening hours on the sign.

Find out about totem signs…


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post and panel signs.

These are free-standing signs with a number of posts fixed into the ground. The quantity of posts required usually relates to the size of the sign. In this example, the directional arrow has been designed onto the branding.

We use a range of modern and traditional flat sign materials for the panels. These can be composite plastic or aluminium. Technical names for signage boards are:
Aluminium Composite Sheet (ACM/ DiBond)
PVC Foam Board (Foamex)
Coloured Perspex Acrylic
Corrugated polypropylene (Correx)

Post and panel signs can be made to look rustic with the use of treated rough-cut timber posts or contemporary with painted round metal posts. Embellishment can be added with the use of post caps in various profile styles. Post caps are also known as finials.

The panels don’t have to be square! We can dia-cut or cnc the signage sheets to any shape. A bespoke cut sign can have a very high impact.

way finding signage tips and tricks.


Here are a few points to help you plan your directional signs, we hope you find them useful.

  • Think about the location and the purpose of the sign.
  • It’s possible to ‘nest’ directional signage so that the signs become smaller and more specific as the visitor reaches their final destination.
  • The first sign is usually the biggest and often illuminated. Plan ahead and have an electrical supply routed close to the new signage location.
  • Make a list of your departments or areas of the site that require directional signage. Are you wayfinding to general areas or planning further nested signage once they arrive?

We’d love to learn more about what you do and how we can help. Get in touch for a chat today.

Case studies.

Just some of the clients who have made a statement with their directional signage from Lustalux.


Bespoke design for NHS Trust.

Hulton House.

why choose lustalux to install your signage and wall graphics.

Why not give Lustalux a call today on 01772 726622 and see how we can help brighten up your work space. We can work with either your own images and suggestions or we can design something completely bespoke and original.

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design, production
& installation.

At Lustalux we like to oversee every aspect of your project, so we provide a full-service in-house experience: from design to production to installation. To ensure top quality across all areas.

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architectural film.

We can transform tired and outdated surfaces, both interior and exterior, with a choice of literally hundreds of architectural wrapping films. These advanced materials can replicate a myriad of finishes that are hardly discernible from the real thing. A host of surfaces can be uplifted and transformed at a fraction of the cost of replacement.

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We offer an extensive range of unique, made to measure signs for virtually any type of requirement. We will provide the means to brand and portray your business in the best light possible with a vast range of signage and branding solutions, making you stand out from the crowd.

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Our supporting specialities.

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film installation.

Window film is a thin laminate film that can be installed to the interior or exterior of glass in both commercial and residential buildings. The process of window film installation involves the use of a self-adhesive polyester film which is applied to the glass acting as a sunscreen, blocking harmful IR and UVB rays and regulating the levels of heat and light passing through it.

Window film can also be a cost effective retrofit solution for windows that need to be upgraded to meet today’s building codes and energy standards.

Available in a wide range of colours from clear to dark, reflective or non-reflective the film can also feature bespoke design elements such as your logos and company information.

Window film not only looks impressive, it can also offer you improved security and privacy. And with so many benefits on offer, it’s clear to see why window film installation is gaining in popularity

If you would like information on our window film installation service, get in touch now.

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window film.

With many commercial enterprises looking to reduce carbon emissions, being put under pressure to save money, and provide safe environments for workers, commercial window film is an ideal solution. Our range of extra strong safety films can help to mitigate some of the effects of bomb blasts or industrial explosions.

From a security point of view, privacy window film can also help to discourage break ins.

In terms of safety and comfort, window film can reduce heat gain by as much as 80% cutting your air conditioning running time and associated costs and UV radiation is cut by 99%.

At Lustalux we have extensive experience in window film installation throughout the UK and across a number of sectors including: education, construction, care homes, sports and leisure and facilities management, so whatever your needs are, we can help.

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window film.

The application of residential window film in your home will offer you protection from harmful UV rays helping to protect your skin and eyes from sun damage. It will also reduce the fading of your interior furnishings, carpets, artwork and other valuable belongings.

Privacy window film will provide additional privacy and security keeping your valuables out of sight and deterring burglars.

Available in a wide range of shades, window film will enhance the design of your home and help to improve your kerb appeal.

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